This announcement now clears the way for the EPA to develop rules to regulate aircraft emissions, much as the agency has done for emissions from cars and trucks.
Climate & Environment
This category is climate change in relation to sustainability and CSR and how these segments effect one another. This includes how climate change has started to cause a wide range of physical effects with serious implications for investors and businesses, and how the business sector discloses climate risks and manage them.
The online property database Zillow issued a report this week that suggests sea-level rise could cause almost $1 trillion in property losses by 2100.
Chemicals, when combined, can be more dangerous than alone. Yet, according to a new report from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has failed to properly test chemical mixtures in pesticides for years, putting all of us at risk.
In a move the governments of other developing countries will watch closely, the Philippines issued a complaint directed at 47 of the world’s largest companies last week.
Thirty years after one of the worst nuclear disasters in history, the Ukrainian government aims to harness the sun for solar energy to make the once-flourishing but now-unlivable area useful again.
With the Olympic Games due to start this weekend, Rio de Janeiro is far behind in its pledge to clean up polluted shorelines. So, doctors are arming athletes with sage advice: If you plan to compete in Rio’s sewage-laden waters, keep your mouth closed.
Since 1974. OPEC (the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) has curtailed oil supplies to raise prices and profits. What changed that is causing oil producers to keep on pumping oil in the face of lower prices?
If there is one personal care startup that has the potential to disrupt a stodgy industry, and score enough venture capital funding to expand, Ethique and its bar-shaped shampoos are at the front of that line.
How can investors help the world meet targets set in the Paris Agreement? From impact investing to low-carbon portfolios, a number of options are beginning to emerge.
U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) is leading what NGOs call a McCarthyite investigation of government agencies, state attorneys general and, now, nonprofits. These stakeholders have one thing in common: They’re working to research ExxonMobil’s alleged climate deception. And now, they’re joining together to fight back.
For most people, climate change is some far-off thing. It’s not concrete. We must find a way to make them experience it directly. And believe it or not, virtual reality can do just that.